Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun poll

5 senses of poll

Sense 1
poll, opinion poll, public opinion poll, canvass -- (an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people)
       => inquiry, enquiry, research -- (a search for knowledge; "their pottery deserves more research than it has received")

Sense 2
pate, poll, crown -- (the top of the head)
       => top, top side, upper side, upside -- (the highest or uppermost side of anything; "put your books on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was painted")

Sense 3
poll -- (the part of the head between the ears)
       => top, top side, upper side, upside -- (the highest or uppermost side of anything; "put your books on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was painted")

Sense 4
poll, poll parrot -- (a tame parrot)
       => parrot -- (usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds)

Sense 5
poll -- (the counting of votes (as in an election))
       => count, counting, numeration, enumeration, reckoning, tally -- (the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb poll

4 senses of poll

Sense 1
poll, canvass, canvas -- (get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions)
       => survey -- (make a survey of; for statistical purposes)

Sense 2
poll -- (vote in an election at a polling station)
       => vote -- (express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote; "He voted for the motion"; "None of the Democrats voted last night")

Sense 3
poll -- (get the votes of)
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

Sense 4
poll, pollard -- (convert into a pollard; "pollard trees")
       => snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back -- (cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden")

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